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Of course GPs in A&E won't improve access

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Until there is a financial cost to attending A&E and GP, there will always be too great demand and too little resource. Increasing resources is of course good - but will also mean more people will get things seen since the time lost is lowered. A system closer to that of Ireland where there are charges for accessing healthcare - albeit heavily subsidised - would help convince the family of 5 with the sniffles that there is no need to book an hour with the GP for the self-limiting illness.

Posted date

23 Mar 2017

Posted time

2:38pm

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